Violence Policy Center

Violence Policy Center

A new report is out from a group in Washington, DC that looks at the rate of violence against women in the US.  According to the report, Alaska ranked first in the nation in the rate of women murdered by men. 

The Violence Policy Center released its annual report “When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2012 Homicide Data.”  In the past 10 years, Alaska ranked in the top ten highest murder rates against women four other times. 

Study says Alaska 3rd Highest State in Gun Deaths

Jun 19, 2014

Gun ownership is common in the United States, thanks to the second amendment, but regulations on their purchase and use differ state by state.  A recently released study shows how gun deaths may be affected by these regulations.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more.